San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter to begin renovations

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter is set to begin renovations Oct. 25. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter is set to begin renovations Oct. 25. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)

The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter is set to begin renovations Oct. 25. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)







The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter, located at 750 River Road, is set to begin $240,047.55 worth of renovations Oct. 25 after approval from the San Marcos City Council at the regular meeting on Sept. 7. With the help of Austin Pets Alive, PAWS Shelter of Central Texas, Lucky Lab Rescue and Adoption, and other organizations, the animal shelter was able to foster out or relocate animals in kennels that needed to be moved for renovations to take place.



To continue to serve the community, the shelter will repaint kennels, add a fresh coat of epoxy to floors and add sound baffles to help eliminate noise. The renovations will take place one building at a time, and though it is unclear when the renovations will be completed, the shelter will continue operations as normal.

By Zara Flores
Zara joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in August 2021. Prior to CI, she interned at Picket Fence Media in Southern California and graduated from Cal State Fullerton where she was assistant news editor for the Daily Titan and copy editor for Tusk Magazine. Zara covers education, business, government and more for Buda, Kyle and San Marcos.


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